Signing a deal with the devil

Signing a deal with the devil

I’m a huge fan of the show Paranormal Witness, which features interviews with real people who claim to have survived something extraordinary. Most of the episodes deal with ghosts or aliens, but Eric Breakfield’s story was different. When Eric was just a...
The bizarre true story behind the ‘Changeling’

The bizarre true story behind the ‘Changeling’

If any story proves the adage “truth is stranger than fiction,” it’s this one. It began in Los Angeles on March 10th, 1928. Christine Collins, a manager at a telephone company, sent her nine-year-old son Walter to the movies. She never saw him again,...
Scary True Stories: We are Always Watching

Scary True Stories: We are Always Watching

Not only is Hunter Shea’s new novel, We Are Always Watching, a hit, it’s based on one of the creepiest true stories I’ve ever heard. So of course I had to find out more. Take it away, Hunter! I hear “We Are Always Watching” was initially...
Scary True Stories: The Pendle witches

Scary True Stories: The Pendle witches

Meet author Catherine Cavendish. While I’m hanging out with the pharaohs, Catherine has kindly agreed to entertain you with the scary true story of the Pendle Witches. I’ll respond to your comments and return blog visits when I get back. Take it away,...
The dark side of America’s founding fathers

The dark side of America’s founding fathers

Just when I’d sworn off guest posts for good, along came an offer I couldn’t refuse. If you haven’t yet met Roland Yeomans of the blog Writing in the Crosshairs, you’re in for a treat. Roland always manages to blend historical reality with...